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A view of the principal deistical writers ... in England in the last and ... - Page 266
by John Leland - 1764
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A View of the Principal Deistical Writers that Have Appeared in ..., Volume 2

John Leland - 1755 - 483 pages
...'' fool or a madman will ever pretend to difpute " the authority of experience, or to reject that u great guide of human life : But he thinks " it may be allowed a philofopher to have fo u much curiofity as to examine the principle " of human nature, which gives this weighty " authority...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

David Hume - 1758 - 539 pages
...effects fimilar to thofe, which we have found to follow from fuch objects. And tho* none but a fool or madman will ever pretend to difpute the authority...experience, or to reject that great guide of human life ; it may furely b;.- allowed a philofopher to have fo much curiofity at leaft, as to examine the principle...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects

David Hume - 1760 - 352 pages
...found to follow from fuch objects. And tho' none but a fool or madman will ever pretend to dirpute the authority of experience, or to reject that great guide of human life; it may furely be allowed a philofopher to have fo much curiofity at leaft, as to examine the principle...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects, in Two Volumes

David Hume - 1779 - 571 pages
...effects fimilar to thofe, which we have found to follow from fuch objects. And though none but a fool or madman will ever pretend to difpute the authority...experience, or to reject that great guide of human life ; it may furely be allowed a philolbpher to have fo much curiofity at leaft, as to examine the principle...
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A View of the Principal Deistical Writers that Have Appeared in ..., Volume 1

John Leland, William Laurence Brown - 1798
...none but a fool or a madman will ever pretend to " difpute the authority of experience, or to rejeft that great guide " of human life: but he thinks it...allowed a philofopher " to have fo much curiofity as to examine the principle of human " nature, which gives this weighty authority to experiencel." But I...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects: In Two Volumes

David Hume - 1804
...found to follow from such objects. And tho' none but, a fool or madman will ever pretend to dispute the authority of experience, or to reject that great guide of human life ; it may surely be allowed a philosopher to have so much curiosity, at least, as to examine the principle...
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Observations on the Nature and Tendency of the Doctrine of Mr. Hume ...

Thomas Brown - 1806 - 220 pages
...force of experience depend,' none but a fool or a madman,' he observes, * will ever pretend to dispute the authority of experience, or to reject that great guide of human life.' Of our first principles, indeed, it may be remarked, that the very supposition of them, as ^fundamental...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 9

1817
...subject of cause and effect, that ' though none but a fool or a madman will ever pretend to dispute the authority of experience, or to reject that great guide of human life; it may surely be allowed a philosopher to have so much curiosity at least, as to examine the principle...
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Inquiry Into the Relation of Cause and Effect

Thomas Brown - 1818 - 569 pages
...force of experience depend, " none but a fool or a madman," he says, " will ever pretend to dispute the authority of experience, or to reject that great guide of human life." His scepticism, therefore, as to the relation of cause and effect, if the suspicious name of scepticism...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - 1826
...found to follow from such objects. And though none but a fool or madman will ever pretend to dispute the authority of experience, or to reject that great guide of human life, it may surely be allowed a philosopher to have so much curiosity at least as to examine the principle...
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